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ANALYTICAL REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 448-450

Adult primary pleomorphic leiomyosarcoma of forearm with axillary lymph node metastasis: A case report and literature review


1 Department of Radiotherapy, C.S.M. Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pathology, C.S.M. Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, C.S.M. Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Seema Gupta
Department of Radiotherapy, C.S. M. Medical University, Erstwhile (King George's Medical University), Street- Chowk, Lucknow - 226003, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.103532

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A rare case of advanced pleomorphic leiomyosarcoma of forearm with axillary lymph node metastasis in a young adult, diagnosed with the aid of immunohistochemistry and electron microscopic examinations together with a review of the literature are reported. The primary tumor involved the extensor and flexor aspect of forearm without bone involvement and metastasized to the axillary lymph nodes. Patient showed poor treatment outcome with adjuvant chemoradiotherapy following incomplete surgery.


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